TITLE

Federal jury finds Circuit City guilty of race discrimination

AUTHOR(S)
Laabs, Jennifer J.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Feb97, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the race discrimination charges filed by two African-American employees, Lisa Peterson and Renee Lowry, of Circuit City against the company. Basis of the allegations; Comment of Richard L. Sharp of the Circuit City on the result of the case; Report of the `Los Angeles Times' on the issue.
ACCESSION #
9710151761

 

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